The U.S. Department of Justice confirmed Thursday that it had ended its antitrust probe into price-fixing in the flash memory chip market.
Progressive Emu Inc., Wonder Laboratories and six other drug manufacturers have received warning letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that they are marketing pain-relieving ointments that include ibuprofen without federal approval, the FDA said Thursday.
Australia's lawmakers have passed legislation that requires 20 percent of the country's electricity supply to come from renewable sources by 2020.
Members of the East African Community trade bloc reportedly plan to adjust their commercial laws in several areas, including banking and insurance, in an effort to increase transparency and raise investors' confidence in cross-border transactions.
An Australian Senate committee has recommended that the country's antitrust laws related to restrictive trade practices be reviewed and amended to ensure they can properly address abuses of market power, as part of a final report issued Thursday examining price increases in the fertilizer market.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and Maine are teaming up to coordinate procedures and schedules for reviewing hydrokinetic projects off the state's coast, forging the first official federal-state partnership for tidal energy projects on the East Coast.
The head of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has sent key U.S. lawmakers a list of suggested changes to the Obama administration's over-the-counter derivative regulatory proposal, asking Congress to eliminate exemptions and tighten oversight in its final version of the legislation.
General counsel are overwhelmingly opposed to a regulatory crackdown on such things as audit practices and executive pay, but they are prepping for that possibility anyway, according to a survey released Thursday.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed rescinding its controversial no-match rule, which was issued in 2007 to force employers to fire workers whose names did not match their Social Security numbers, but failed to take effect after becoming tied up in a court battle.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided that imports of kitchen shelving and racks made by Chinese companies that allegedly received electricity subsidies from the Chinese government either harm or threaten domestic producers.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to launch a division to oversee the implementation of landmark legislation that recently gave the agency sweeping powers to regulate the manufacturing, marketing and sale of tobacco products.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has drafted a new rule that seeks to make de-icing practices on aircraft and at airport runways more environmentally sound, while maintaining air safety as the top priority.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to pursue its investigation into imports of Chinese-made electric blankets, finding that China is likely dumping the blankets in U.S. markets.
With the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission contemplating new regulations for institutional investors dabbling in oil speculation, Deutsche Bank has announced that it has temporarily stopped issuing a line of long-exposure crude oil exchange-traded notes.
U.S. securities regulators have cautioned retail investors to look before they leap into leveraged and inverse exchange-traded funds, highlighting the long-term risks associated with the complex financial products.
Seven major law firms have hit out at a proposed U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proxy access rule that would allow shareholders to nominate directors in a company's proxy statement, saying it could be unnecessarily disruptive and inflexible.
The U.K.’s Office of Fair Trading is considering new rules that would disqualify company directors who fail to take steps to prevent their firms from breaking competition laws or who should have known about a breach.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted generic-drug maker Apotex Corp.'s request for re-examination of Sanofi-Aventis' patent for blood-thinner Plavix, as Apotex fights to break down intellectual property barriers to its attempt to market a generic version of the blockbuster drug.
The World Trade Organization's Appellate Body has affirmed that the U.S. violated international trade rules through its controversial method of calculating anti-dumping duties known as zeroing.
Southern California Edison Co. said Tuesday it had inked a deal with solar module manufacturer First Solar Inc. to build two large-scale solar power projects that will produce 1.2 billion kilowatt-hours of clean energy per year.